Director Software Engineering - IBM Sterling

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and reinvent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession. We’ve been doing this for more than 70 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections, and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.


Director Software Engineering




The Consumer Order Management team in Sales Tech is responsible for designing, building and delivering best in class global OmniChannel IT solutions. We work in collaboration with the Digital Sales Solutions to deliver best services across all consumer touchpoints. We are consumer obsessed and excited about new technologies and solutions that allow our consumers to get what they want, where they want it and when they want it. We keep the consumer at the heart of everything we do.


As part of the Software Engineering team, your mission is to deliver high quality software at speed. You will be working developing and operating our software products, showcasing your creativity and using the latest technologies to bring ideas to life.




  • You will bring your ideas to life in a buzzing environment of highly engaged, multinational agile teams, who at their core build game-changing software products. Right there with you!
  • You will translate, design and develop Business Requirements unto working solutions, keeping the highest standards defined by the Platform Engineering Team at adidas
  • You will write high quality and fully scalable code/configuration which would meet the Non Functional Requirements defined by the Architecture Team
  • You will collaborate with the Platform Engineering Team to be up to date on the standards and technologies introduced at adidas, and to leverage those in the day to day work in Consumer Order Management space, to the extent possible.


  • You will understand the full E2E process along frontend and backend components.
  • You will mentor junior team members and contribute to a high performing team continuously
  • You will be a sponge, continuously learning the latest tech from experienced colleagues, conferences, and trainings – always growing and improving
  • You will follow existing release process to enable developed features in live systems




  • Strong hands-on Development and customization experience in IBM Sterling OMS
  • Sound knowledge Distributed Order Management, Supply Collaboration, Global Inventory Visibility, Payment Processing, Reverse Logistics IBM Sterling Store and Call Center customizations
  • Exposure to CI-CD processes and sound knowledge of IBM Sterling Build & Deployment
  • Experience in tools & processes around code quality, team productivity & tech debt management
  • Experience in driving containerization, leveraging modern technology to enhance sterling capabilities.
  • Experience in tech stack evaluation & choosing the right tools for the purpose.
  • Experienced mentor for IBM Sterling and Java/Open Source Developers
  • Knowledge of ECom and Omnichannel domain
  • Experience working in agile teams
  • Ability to think out of the box, drive creativity, and also foster the same culture within the team
  • Exposure of working on collaboration tools like JIRA and Confluence
  • Motivation to never stop learning in the Omnichannel space
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Fluent in English.
  • College or university degree with focus on IT or equivalent
  • 8-12 years of Software Engineering IT experience



  • Frameworks & Architecture: Spring Boot, MVC, SOA, Microservices
  • CI/CD & Container Orchestration: Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins
  • Database: Elastic Search, Oracle, MongoD, Neo4J
  • Agile Methodologies: Scrum/Kanban
  • Integration: Kafka, ESB (Tibco / IIB / Mq)
  • Products: IBM Sterling OMS (including Sterling Store and Sterling Call Centre)


You will be part of a strategic program for adidas with a lot of opportunities to grow and reach your goals. Together and individually we will fuel consumer obsession through latest technology. You will be working in a flexible and family friendly environment with open culture. We have options for cab service, food, nice and modern office, and other benefits that you’ll love




adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Director Software Engineering - IBM Sterling

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Gurgaon
TEAM:  Information Technology
State:  HR
Country/Region:  IN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  286089
Date:  Jun 11, 2021